Welcome to the

Northern Australian Dairy Hub

An extension service for dairy farmers and those who work within the Northern dairy industry. Subtropical Dairy partners with the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries Queensland to provide the latest R&D outcomes and contemporary technical resources.

Managing Fall Armyworm

Information on identifying, managing the impacts of and controlling fall armyworm

Dairy Grains Mentoring Project

Improving skills and knowledge through the development of professional networks across the dairy and grain industries

Regional News

Northern Horizons is Subtropical Dairy’s newsletter published bi-monthly. It delivers a range of industry information tailored for our region


The University of Queensland Gatton Campus is located on the Warrego Highway an hour and half drive west of Brisbane, Queensland.


A learning and social network for young
farmers, farm employees and service
providers in the subtropical dairy industry.


The Queensland Dairy Accounting Scheme (QDAS) is a service of the Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries. It was established to improve the understanding of business principles among advisors and dairy farmers by providing farm management accounting and analysis.

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2021 Regional Dinner Sponsors

Covid-19 Directory

A list of health, WH&S, financial support and other information resources from the Australian, Queensland and NSW governments

Drought Assistance

Resources to assist dairy farmers with herd nutrition during drought conditions in Northern Australia. Dowload regional information



A series of resources to help northern Australian dairy businesses estimate the potential profit from making business changes

UQG Dairy

UQ Gatton
Dairy Statisitcs

A bi-monthly report outlining the financial and herd performance of the University of Qld, Gatton Dairy Farm

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Subtropical Dairy


Subtropical Dairy is a not-for-profit research, development, extension and education company, limited by guarantee. It is led by a skills-based board elected by subtropical dairy farmers.

During 2019-20, in conjunction with industry partners, Subtropical Dairy delivered $1.9 million worth of projects that focus on improving the profitability and sustainability of dairy farms. Subtropical Dairy receives its core funding from Dairy Australia and the Dairy Services Levy.